Blur singer Damon Albarn and comics artist Jamie Hewlett, dissatisfied with the so-called MTV generation, decided to form a new kind of band. There was too much emphasis on image over music, they felt, and, worse yet, young kids were being conditioned to focus on just a few genres at the expense of all others.
In late April, Blink-182 released their long-awaited comeback single “Bored to Death” off their upcoming full-length, California. Now the trio have dropped the “Bored” music video. The visual cuts between scenes of the band rocking out in a small club-like room as well as bits of a high school students cavorting in neon-lit hallways and record stores. Eventually, both parties meet halfway. Check it out!
Last summer, YG was shot three times by an unidentified gunman, a night he hasn’t spoken too extensively about on video until now. Recently, just a few weeks before the release of his upcoming sophomore record Still Brazy out June 17 on Def Jam Records, YG sat down to talk to a therapist about how to handle the paranoia brought into his life by that night. Noisey filmed the conversation and you can watch a clip of him explaining just exactly what happened.
BREAKING A MONSTER begins as the three members of band UNLOCKING THE TRUTH are all in 7th grade, spending their weekends playing a blend of heavy metal and speed punk in Times Square – often drawing substantial crowds. They take on a manager: a 70- year-old industry veteran. With his guidance they are soon on their way to a 1.8 million dollar record deal and a precarious initiation into the music industry.
Shawn Wasabi is a champion of the live Midi Fighter performances, and has once again dropped a little nugget of awesome on us!